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Weizenbock Grande Cuvée - Les Trois Mousquetaires

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86
very good

86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 48
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 2
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Les Trois Mousquetaires
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
A dark wheat beer, hearty and top-fermented, inspired by the style traditionally brewed in Munich, Germany. This Weizenbock will seduce you with its lush flavors reminiscent of candied fruits, banana, and maple syrup.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 09-21-2008)
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Long813

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

07-03-2013 23:15:13 | More by Long813
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lernerlift

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

11-19-2013 23:45:21 | More by lernerlift
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

04-15-2012 23:47:54 | More by NightINgale
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Foudebiere

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

03-05-2012 01:40:11 | More by Foudebiere
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bloberglawp

Quebec (Canada)

4.38/5  rDev +15%

Malty, rich, alcohol well cloaked.

Pours Deep red copper, thick head, dissipates slowly to a thin film, some lace.

Aroma of malt, alot of malt. Rich, and clean. Flavor, oh my... alot of malt, caramel and burnt sugar, awesome. A faint chocolate bitterness in the finish. Alcohol present in the finish, but not overwhelming, I'll admit I'm not sober reviewing this. I'm listening to that show that has no beer content ever.

Thanks! BN for life!

08-10-2009 02:05:37 | More by bloberglawp
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

03-19-2013 21:15:26 | More by beerhunter13
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Whatup14

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

04-17-2013 14:38:02 | More by Whatup14
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bigred89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

01-05-2013 20:48:00 | More by bigred89
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YAAlex

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

02-20-2014 17:18:55 | More by YAAlex
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WeissBoy

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-29-2012 16:52:55 | More by WeissBoy
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

09-14-2012 00:39:51 | More by Molson2000
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sh00ky

Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

05-25-2013 07:55:34 | More by sh00ky
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joemcgrath27

Alberta (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev +10.2%

A - very dark brown, one finger of chocolaty head dissipated to random islands, not a lot of retention
S - fruity hints of plumb and raisin, heavy malts, light sweet molasses, hint of chocolate
T - very sweet and very malty: sweet thick molasses and dark roasty malt, raisin and plumb fruity sweetness, light notes of chocolate and a present but balanced alcohol sweetness
M - heavy body, starts chewy tart, thins out to a tangy feel as the 11% ABV works through the palate
D - for 11% ABV I must say that the alcohol works with the beer and not against it, it is masked and balanced nicely with fruity sweetness and heavy malt character, i wouldn't drink it every day ... maybe every other day

10-29-2010 03:52:27 | More by joemcgrath27
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

4.18/5  rDev +9.7%

750ml caged and corked bottle, winter 2010.

This beer pours a brightly cloudy deep dark garnet colour, with one fat finger of creamy mocha head, which leaves a low rise of lace around the glass in its wake. It smells strongly of stewed raisins, molasses, dates, toffee and intense, but even, booze warming. The taste is big lightly toasted caramel malt, brown sugar, molasses, dark chocolate, acidic black fruit - plums, figs, and red grapes - and a warm, cozy, herbal, leafy booze blanket. The carbonation is quite mild, the body medium-full, sugary, and smooth, in a stick to the roof of your mouth kind of way. It finishes still quite sweet, but with a leveling hoppy, boozy dryness.

The heat definitely pervades this beer - however, it mostly hangs, somewhat malevolently, in the background. The rest is a big, sweet, fruity, cockles-warming tipple - it sure is making me ignore/forget/change the channel on another underwhelming Oilers' result.

01-16-2011 05:49:46 | More by biboergosum
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +8.9%

Bottle shared by Jason at my 22nd birthday, 750ml bottle into a tulip. 2011 vintage.

Poured a dark maroon, mocha/dark cream coloured head modest retention and lacing. Nose has some deep, dark fruit notes, plums, light chocolate, grapey and lightly vinous/herbal. Tastes of plummy and sweet dark fruits, light wheat character. Sweet malt profile with some brown sugar. Sweet, sticky and full feel, only light alcohol. Low carbonation. A solid dunkelweizenbock, a little sweet but some nice flavours and complexity.

11-23-2011 01:44:14 | More by liamt07
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flipper2gv

Quebec (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +8.9%

Well it's a 2010 bottle, but I think they should rename it only Weizenbock grande cuvée.

A: Deep ruby red color, perfectly translucent. Head is tan, foamy, quite big and has a strong retention. Strong level of lacing.

S: Big malts come from the nose. Lots of caramel, molasses and toffee. A bit toasted. Also, huge presence of biscuit malts. Some bread. Also, very fruity. There is red apples, dark cherries, grape, raspberries. A bit of nuts present in the smell. Alcohol is very present though. Sweet and juicy smell. Powerful

T: Yet again, malts dominate here. Very bready taste with a lot of sweetness: caramel, toffee, chocolate, molasses, licorice. Strong fruits presence too: red apples, dark cherries, raisins mostly. Biscuit malts are still very present but the toasted characteristics come out more than in the smell. Nuts are still present as well as some buttery taste. Some spices are there too: nutmeg, cinnamon. Too much alcohol present, but that's somewhat expected from a 11 ABV brew. In short, sweet, malty and fruity, well executed and quite balanced.

M: Big, huge, chewy, syrupy, bold. The words lack. One of the most impressive and intimidating beer I had the chance to drink. Low carbonation.

D: Immense beer, very sweet and lots of alcohol. One 750 will be plenty enough.

They say on the bottle it's a winter beer, I couldn't agree more.

05-05-2010 03:00:47 | More by flipper2gv
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korguy123

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +8.9%

Winter 2011 into tumbler.
Another fantastic CanBIF box entry.

Dark, muddled sweet tea color. Half finger, tight bubbled, light tan head. Lacing is minimal.

Sweet raisins, caramel, toffee, short bread, some plums and a touch of cinnamon and vanilla.

Caramel, toffee, some burnt toast, brown sugar and vanilla. Slightly cloying but not too bad. Raisins and some prunes. There is a digestive cookie and sour dough bread influence in there also.

Light to medium body, slightly syrupy, low carbonation.

04-29-2013 20:53:25 | More by korguy123
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metter98

New York

4.01/5  rDev +5.2%

A: The beer is hazy amber brown in color. It poured with a half finger high beige head that died down, leaving wispy lacing on the surface and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of dark fruits and bananas are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell, but the dark fruit flavors are stronger and provide notes of plums and prunes. No alcohol is perceptible.
M: It feels just about being medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer does a very good job managing to hide its alcohol from the taste. It is a very tasty weizenbock.

06-29-2014 17:50:08 | More by metter98
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

07-22-2012 21:50:05 | More by chickenm
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Jayhoop

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

04-04-2013 12:48:40 | More by Jayhoop
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jsnoek

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

11-23-2012 04:00:51 | More by jsnoek
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5%

03-22-2014 03:27:14 | More by gillagorilla
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

11-18-2012 03:15:09 | More by RedAleMan
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Gio

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5%

01-01-2014 19:41:48 | More by Gio
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Krakpoff

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

06-25-2013 16:08:05 | More by Krakpoff
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Weizenbock Grande Cuvée from Les Trois Mousquetaires
86 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.